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Boys and girls all over the world participate in coming of age ceremonies, but rituals are different according to their custom.
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On Aug 29, Sandra Gutierrez, 15, dances with her father, Joe, during her quinceañera in Grand Junction.

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Japan's Coming-of-Age Day falls on the second Monday of January. Young adults who have reached the age of 20 in the previous year are usually invited to attend coming of age ceremony.

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Coming of age: Girls dressed in evening gowns pose for a photograph at the Monument of the Angel of Independence in Mexico.

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Colourful: Cecilia, center, a 15-year-old girl, plays with her dress before the party organised by the mayor of Mexico City

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On June 24, 2012, Moscow, Russia, students dance at their graduation ball.

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On Nov 8, 2012,in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 15-year-old girls pose for photos before a pink luxurious car and get ready for their first social dance.

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On Nov 26, 2012,  students dressed in traditional Korean hanbok costumes at a girls' high school in Yangpyeong, east of Seoul, take pictures with their mobile phones at a coming-of-age ceremony.

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Nearly a million people visit the Victoria Falls every year to witness the awe-inspiring view. Boys participate in "coming of age" rituals in the magnificant falls in Africa.

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